Medical Spanish


About

The Need
  • Individuals of Hispanic origin are the fastest growing population in Hampton Roads (26.2% growth in VA since 2010)
  • Individuals of Hispanic origin are often medically underserved due to language barriers between patient and provider, and many other social determinants of health
Project Description
  • Achieve medical Spanish fluency through oncampus and online language learning programs
  • Work in clinics and within the community in pursuit of health equity for marginalized populations
Annual Student Activities
  • 36 students have successfully completed bilingual physician curriculum and certification
  • Opportunities for international clinical service and language immersion training
  • Health fairs, conversation groups, home dinners, and cultural activities
Social
Sustainable Development Goals
GivePulse
280 People | 3,918 Impacts | 8,417 Hours

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